This Privacy Statement was last updated on 12.05.21
The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to outline how ERINN Innovation Ltd (ERINN), as Peatlands and People website manager, deals with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website.
1. Types of data we collect and what we use it for
a. When you use the Peatlands and People website: Like most websites, we gather analytical data collected on an aggregated basis of all visitors to the website. The data that we collect through Google Analytics is anonymised and is therefore not personally identifiable. If you do not want your data to be collected by Google Analytics, you can opt out through tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
b. Email subscription data: Peatlands and People produces an e-newsletter sent via email using the Mailchimp email marketing platform. Users can sign up to receive this e-newsletter via the “subscribe to newsletter” link on the website homepage.
c. Surveys and consultation: any information collected for surveys or consultation for the Peatlands and People project will only be used for the specified purpose.
2. What we do with your data
a. Aside from cookies, we do not collect, store or re-use any personally identifiable data as a result of your visit to the website. If this changes in the future, we will update this Privacy Statement accordingly.
b. Email subscription data: If you choose to subscribe to the Peatlands and People e-newsletter, we will use the personal data that you provide to send you Peatland and People newsletters via the Mailchimp email marketing platform. This may include news, updates and opportunities related to the Peatlands and People project and its partners. Processing your data in this way is on the legal basis of “legitimate interest”. You can choose to unsubscribe from these email updates at any time.
c: Surveys and consultation: any information collected for surveys or consultation will only be used for the specified purpose and you will not be contacted for additional information unless requested in the original submission.
3. How do we store your data?
Data from surveys and consultations will be securely stored on the project partner databases which adhere to GDPR compliance.
4. Your data protection rights
We would like to make you aware of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- Access: the right to ask ERINN for copies of your personal data.
- Rectification: the right to request that ERINN correct any information you believe to be inaccurate.
- Erasure: the right to request that ERINN erase your personal data from our records.
- Restrict processing: the right to request that ERINN restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Object to processing: the right to object to ERINN processing your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Data portability: the right to request that ERINN transfer the data we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Data retention
Your personal data will be stored by ERINN until October 2028 as this is one year after the expected completion of Peatlands and People.
6. Right to complain to the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC)
If you wish to raise a complaint, you can contact us (email@example.com) in the first instance. If you are not satisfied, you can complain to the DPC or exercise any of your other rights pursuant to data protection legislation www.dataprotection.ie.
7. Updates to the Privacy Statement
We may change this Privacy Statement. The ‘Last updated’ section at the top of this page indicates when it was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective once we post the revised version on the Peatlands and People website. Your use of the Peatlands and People website and services following these changes means that you accept the Privacy Statement.
8. How to contact us
The data controller for the Peatlands and People website and services provided through this website is ERINN Innovation Ltd, located at Olympic House, Pleasants Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. If you need to contact ERINN with regard to any of your rights as set out in this Privacy Statement, all such requests should be made in writing by emailing Cliona Ni Cheallachain at firstname.lastname@example.org.